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District Financial Clerk


$16.09-$21.71 hourly

Closing Date:

October 6, 2021

Minimum Qualifications:

- Knowledge of basic bookkeeping, accounting, budgeting and clerical principles. - Knowledge of payroll and taxes related. - Ability to perform responsible clerical assignments requiring some judgment and discretion for effective completion. - Ability to efficiently prepare accurate records and reports. - Knowledge of and ability to apply software applications including but not limited to Word, Excel, Outlook, and QuickBooks. - Ability to keep financial records; organize work projects; monitor budgets; work independently; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, contractors, public officials, and the general public.


- Maintain financial records in QuickBooks for the District and all grant programs. - Recordkeeping duties include: Handle deposits, record payments, balance bank statements, maintain grant records, prepare monthly billing, issue payment for accounts receivable. - Payroll for staff including PERA and all state and federal tax forms. Maintain record of staff vacation and sick pay. File year end payroll records including W2’s and 1099’s. - Submit annual reports to PERA and MCIT. - Compile documentation for fiscal audits annually. - Process office communication – incoming calls, e-mail, maintain mail log. - Maintain and manage District documents and accounting records. - Coordinate Tree Program with South St. Louis SWCD for Lake County Residents. - Coordinate Rain Gauge and Snow Rules Program with the State Climatology office and Lake County Volunteer Observer. - Assist with District programs as requested by District Board and District Manager. - Attend all scheduled District Board Meetings - provide agenda, financial reports, correspondence, and take minutes. - Maintain and update documents required by BWSR on the SWCD page on the Lake County website. - Process conference and/or event registration materials for District Board and staff and track training. - Purchase office equipment and supplies.

Work Test Period:

Background Check:

Applicants selected for appointment must pass a criminal background check.

Drug Testing:


Physical-Medical Standards:


Employment Eligibility Verification:

All new employees must complete and sign employment eligibility verification form on the first day of employment. Documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility must be submitted within three days of the first day of employment.

Application Information:

Applications will be accepted until October 6, 2021. We reserve the right to re-post the position if needed. Please email resume, cover letter and three references to or mail a hard copy to: Lake County SWCD 408 First Avenue Two Harbors, MN 55616 218-834-8370


Applicants who wish to request accommodation to application process should contact Lake County SWCD at (218) 834-8370


Lake County SWCD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, genetic information, or any other protected classification.

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